FIX: #import Ignores TKIND_MODULE Members of a Type Library

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SYMPTOMS

When using #import to import a type library, the Visual C++ compiler ignores TKIND_MODULE members of the library (generated from the "module" statement in IDL). Neither the module nor anything defined in the module appears in the .tlh or .tli files generated by the compiler.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This bug was corrected in Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3. For more information about Visual Studio service packs, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why

194295 HOWTO: Tell That Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs Are Installed

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Steps to Reproduce Behavior

Compile with: MIDL /Oicf test.idl
//test.idl
[
    uuid(3AAE1E5B-C6D6-11d2-B518-0000F805AF7A)
]
library TestLib
{
    importlib("stdole32.tlb");

    [
        uuid(3AAE1E5C-C6D6-11d2-B518-0000F805AF7A),
        dllname("xxx.dll")
    ]
    module TestConstants
    {
        const long TESTCONST = 0x20;
    };
};
				
Compile with: CL /c test.cpp
// test.cpp
#import "test.tlb"
				

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Article ID: 217755 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++, 32-bit Learning Edition 6.0
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbbug kbfix kbvc600fix kbcpponly kbcompiler kbvs600sp3fix KB217755

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